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Tenakee Springs, Alaska

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Welcome to Tenakee Springs ...

The coastal city of Tenakee Springs is located on Chichagof Island (in the Alaskan Pan Handle).

A typical abbreviation for Tenakee Springs: Tenakee Spgs. (or less commonly used: Tenakee Spngs. or Tenakee Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Tenakee Springs has a population of 133 people<1> (see below for details).

Tenakee Springs is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Tenakee Springs lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Tenakee Springs: (907)

The ZIP code for Tenakee Springs: 99841<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tenakee Springs had a population of 131 people.

The population of Tenakee Springs represents 0.02% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 120th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 131 people, the population of Tenakee Springs increased 25.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 104 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Tenakee Springs had an population of 133 people. This is an increase of 1.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.88% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Tenakee Springs.

Communities near Tenakee Springs ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Tenakee Springs and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2015
Angoon   [Map]   456   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Chatham   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cube Cove   [Map]   ---   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Douglas   [Map]   ---   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Freshwater Bay   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Game Creek   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Tenakee Springs.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tenakee Springs. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tenakee Springs. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Tenakee Springs:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tenakee Springs ...

Looking for more information about Tenakee Springs? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Tenakee Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Tenakee Springs.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Tenakee Springs. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tenakee Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tenakee Springs.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tenakee Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Tenakee Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tenakee Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Tenakee Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tenakee Springs) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tenakee Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tenakee Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tenakee Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.7801, Longitude: -135.2181     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Tenakee Springs.


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